Great Armenian poet Razmik Davoyan dies
Great Armenian poet Razmik Davoyan dies
  • January 11, 2022

Great Armenian poet Razmik Davoyan has passed away Tuesday morning in Yerevan, his wife told Armenian News-NEWS.am. Davoyan was born on July 3, 1940 in Mets Parni village of Spitak town. From 1994 to 1996, he was the Chairman of the Board of the...

Armenian painter Mher Mansurian dies in France
Armenian painter Mher Mansurian dies in France
  • January 8, 2022

Armenian painter Mher Mansurian has died Friday morning in France. He was the brother of renowned composer, Honored Art Worker of the Armenian SSR Tigran Mansurian; and prominent opera singer, soprano Arax Mansourian. The news about the artist's...

Film about Artsakh is submitted for competition at Golden Globe Awards
Film about Artsakh is submitted for competition at Golden Globe Awards
  • December 8, 2021

Nora Martirosyan’s “Should the Wind Drop” feature film about Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) has been submitted to the 79th edition of the Golden Globe Awards of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, informed the National Cinema...

9th Khachaturian International Festival to be held in Yerevan
9th Khachaturian International Festival to be held in Yerevan
  • December 3, 2021

The Armenian State Symphony Orchestra will hold the 9th Khachaturian International Festival in the capital Yerevan, from December 14 to 20, the orchestra informed Armenian News-NEWS.am. This year it bears the title, "Three Friends:...

Aivazovsky's scenic painting sold for $1,015,000
Aivazovsky's scenic painting sold for $1,015,000
  • November 29, 2021

Based on the results of an auction that is currently taking place at Christie’s, Ivan Aivazovsky’s (1817-1900) scenic painting Genoese towers in the Black Sea has been sold for 862,500 Funt Sterlings ($1,015,000) in London, TASS reports....

Armenia ballet dancer wins main prize in Belarus
Armenia ballet dancer wins main prize in Belarus
  • November 29, 2021

The third international festival "Gomel Fest" took place in Gomel, Belarus. The festival was attended by 300 participants from 15 countries, including ballet dancer Gor Sargsyan of the A. Spendiaryan Opera and Ballet National Academic...

Famous Brazil singer dies in plane crash
Famous Brazil singer dies in plane crash
  • November 6, 2021

Marilia Mendonca, one of Brazil’s most popular singers and a Latin Grammy winner, died Friday in an airplane crash on her way to a concert. She was 26, AP reported. Mendonca’s press office confirmed her death in a statement, and said...

Iran Ambassador to Armenia: We are witnessing distortions of history, and we must not allow it
Iran Ambassador to Armenia: We are witnessing distortions of history, and we must not allow it
  • November 1, 2021

The Artists’ Union of Armenia today opened the “Iran Through the Eyes of Armenian Artists” competition-exhibition held by the Cultural Center of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Armenia and the Union of Artists and...

Jon Bon Jovi tests positive for COVID-19
Jon Bon Jovi tests positive for COVID-19
  • October 31, 2021

American singer Jon Bon Jovi has tested positive for the coronavirus and was forced to cancel his performance with his band Bon Jovi in Miami Beach, Florida, WSVN TV reported. The publication claims that prior to the concert, it was announced that...


Baldwin advocates limiting use of live ammunition on the set of movies
Baldwin advocates limiting use of live ammunition on the set of movies
  • October 31, 2021

American actor Alec Baldwin, who accidentally shot a cinematographer on the set of the western Rust, said he was in favor of limiting the use of live ammunition in filmmaking. A video recording of Baldwin's conversation with journalists was...

UNESCO magazine covers Armenian intangible cultural heritage
UNESCO magazine covers Armenian intangible cultural heritage
  • October 29, 2021

The latest—2021—issue of Living Heritage magazine of UNESCO has been published, the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports informs Armenian News-NEWS.am. This issue is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of UNESCO, and it...

Honorary Citizen of Yerevan title bestowed upon cultural figures on occasion of city's 2,803rd birthday
Honorary Citizen of Yerevan title bestowed upon cultural figures on occasion of city's 2,803rd birthday
  • October 26, 2021

During today’s session, the Council of Elders of Yerevan decided to bestow the title of Honorary Citizen upon People’s Artist of the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic Svetlana Navasardyan on the occasion of the 2,803rd anniversary of...